Hoard's Dairyman, a leading national publication serving the dairy community, published the story announcing the support of the American Dairy Coalition for Pacific Northwest dairy farmers in their fight with the EPA. The long standing battle concerns a science report from 2012 that purports to show current dairy operations are ..
Pressure on EPA Administrator Wheeler Mounts as National Farm Groups Join Call for Science Review of Nitrate Study
PRESS RELEASE September 6, 2019 American Dairy Coalition joins Washington State farm groups requesting completed science review of study devastating dairy farms (EVERSON, WA) The American Dairy Coalition, a farmer-led national dairy policy group, on August 28 sent a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler requesting the Administrator complete ..
As the story becomes more widely known, farmers and farm groups from across the nation are calling on EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to take action. News outlets are bringing this story to farmers and citizens concerned about the lack of accountability being shown by EPA staff and leaders. On August ..
Should federal agency leaders be held accountable for blatant misrepresentation of the facts? (Some call this lying.) Below you will see three documents related to the 2012-2013 Yakima Nitrate Report. These are about the peer review and they conclusively settle the current argument with the Region 10 Administrator Chris Hladick. ..
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] President Trump’s EPA leaders ignore pleas for science transparency President Trump’s EPA leadership promised that this administration would bring a new era of transparency in environmental science. But Trump appointees are ignoring that commitment – including EPA Director Andrew Wheeler. Farmers, farm group leaders and members of Congress across ..
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_video link="https://player.vimeo.com/video/220391746"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]A brief video that tells the real story of nitrate, groundwater and dairies in the Yakima Valley.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Yakima Valley has become ground zero for environmental accusations against family farmers, especially dairy farmers. Attorneys targeting dairy farms and anti-farm activists are vigorously attacking family farmers through lawsuits, political campaigns, ..
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] HERE'S THE OVERWHELMING EVIDENCE OF THE EPA'S 2012 FALSIFIED SCIENCE REPORT USED BY ANTI-FARM ACTIVISTS AND LAWYERS TO SUPPORT THEIR FALSE ACCUSATIONS [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In March 2013 the EPA Region 10, under the direction of Administrator Dennis McLerran, issued a report placing direct blame on Yakima Valley dairy farms for the ..
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] EPA Region 10 in 2012 and 2013 issued the Yakima Nitrate Study in which it determined dairies in the Sunnyside area were responsible for nitrate contamination in groundwater. The study was used as the basis for punitive enforcement against four dairy farms and for the citizen lawsuit known as ..
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] FRIENDS OF TOPPENISH CREEK HEAD, IN ANGRY EMAIL, CALLS EVIDENCE FARMERS PRESENTED "JUST PLAIN STUPID," SHOWS SHE'S UNFAMILIAR WITH THE SCIENCE AROUND NITRATES AND WATER CONTAMINATION [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a threat recently sent to three members of the local dairy community, activist Jean Mendoza, head of Friends of Toppenish Creek, accused ..
DEFINITIVE PROOF THAT THE EPA GENERATED A FALSE REPORT TO PIN THE BLAME ON DAIRY FARMS FOR WATER CONTAMINATION
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]When every legitimate science experts reviews your "science" report and declares it to be bogus, what do you do? If you are the EPA you double down and use the falsified science to force dairy farms into agreements farm-destroying agreements. There can be no doubt ..